George H. Northington, a grandson of W. J. E. Heard, built a general store after the death of his partner Green C. Duncan. A commercial block of cream brick set with red mortar, the building is flanked by wood commercial buildings that contained other Northington enterprises. The complex of businesses with which the Northington family supplemented its cotton-growing and cattle-ranching operations, and which included a cotton gin, represents the services necessary to sustain rural life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Northington Land and Cattle Company Store Building
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